To get into the festive spirit, earlier this month Gavin and I took a day trip to Birmingham to visit the Christmassy sights. I used to go to university in Birmingham (many moons ago now!) so I always enjoy visiting the city to see if anything has changed and what’s new. On our trip we visited the Christmas Market, the Christmas Illuminated Lights Trail at the Botanical Gardens, and then…

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It’s official, the Christmas countdown is now on! If you’re anything like me then you will be spending today and the next seven days frantically finishing off your Christmas shopping, getting stressed out over late/incorrect deliveries, and madly wrapping pressies (a fun week ahead). But of course Christmas is all about enjoying yourself and spending time with friends and family, and what better way to do that than over a…

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With less than two weeks until the big day, if you haven’t finished your Christmas shopping yet, then now’s the time to get organised! Whether it’s your mum, sister, partner or friend, the pressure is on to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones. With so many options out there, check out my favourite Christmas gift ideas for the whole family!   Fragrance Fragrance is one of the most…

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Back in September (ages ago now!) we went on our summer holiday to the Greek island of Rhodes which is somewhere that I had wanted to visit for years! After a lot of research and deliberating we decided to book our accommodation at the Amada Colossos Resort with TUI. The all inclusive resort is situated between Kalithea and Faliraki and located on a stretch of sandy beach. Bedroom We picked…

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There’s not a huge selection of independent restaurants and eateries in Milton Keynes, but I’ve recently discovered some local gems including Pasha. Pasha is a Turkish restaurant and bar based on Buckingham Road in Bletchley and only opened in September. However it is already proving very popular having received almost all five star reviews on Trip Advisor!   Pasha Turkish Restaurant, Bletchley I recently visited Pasha along with my parents…

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In my last blog post on my new flat I did a little tour of my kitchen, so now I’m doing the same again but this time it’s on my new bedroom! The bedroom is quite small and also a bit of a funny shape, so when I first started moving my stuff in I was a bit worried about how it would all fit in and how it would…

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